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Malicious, Maligned Malört Is Chicago’s Most Beloved and Disgusting Liqueur

"They're like, ‘Here, drink this!’ And you do it and you're like, ‘What the fuck?’ You don't understand what's going on, and there's a tire fire in your mouth for the next half hour, and you can't taste anything, and you're twitching on the floor.
Gray Chapman
1.6.18
Champagne
Champagne

Why Champagne Hangovers Make You Want to Die a Thousand Deaths

This is why we have hangover cures.
Nick Rose
12.31.17
Champagne
Champagne

How to Saber a Bottle of Champagne with Sam Anderson of Mission Chinese Food

We can understand if you're still feeling a little trepidatious about accidentally sending shards of glass flying into your guests' eyes. Never fear: We asked Sam Anderson, beverage director of Mission Chinese Food in New York, to show us how it's done...
Munchies Staff
12.31.17
sparkling wine
sparkling wine

How to Buy Delicious Sparkling Wine When You’re Broke AF

We had one of Brooklyn's most respected wine directors taste five of the cheapest wines money can buy to find out.
Brad Cohen
12.30.17
partying
partying

How to Serve Jell-O Shots Like an Adult

Freya Estrella of Ludlows Cocktail Co. shares 9 ways to make some damn good Jell-O shots that don't taste like a frat party.
Becky Hughes
12.30.17
booze
booze

A Gonzo Journey Through Berlin's Absinthe Bars

Berlin has four absinthe bars. I don’t think that’s nearly enough, as there are 3.5 million people in Berlin. I decided to visit them in one night to see if I, in not becoming a degenerate, might encourage the building of more.
Phillip Turo
12.28.17
Cocktails
Cocktails

How to Make Fancy Cocktails When You're Broke as Hell

We talked to mixologist Tess Posthumus about the best craft cocktails to make at home if you're on a tight budget.
Felicia Alberding
12.27.17
mexico
mexico

Meet the Coca-Cola-Obsessed Woman Who Made Her House Into a Soda Shrine

Maybe you "like" soda, but you ain't seen nothing until you've visited Pat Reidy's over-the-top domain of Coca-Cola worship in Veracruz, Mexico. This is obsession.
Bruno Villar
12.25.17
oaxaca
oaxaca

These Female Distillers Have Been Making Mezcal Since Childhood

With mezcal's popularity at an all time high, I recently met three female master distillers in Oaxaca who've been perfecting the art of making mezcal since they were young children to learn some of their secrets.
Mariana Castillo
12.22.17
booze
booze

A Visual Guide to All the Calories in Your Christmas Cocktails

There’s no way you’d survive December if wasn’t for the pleasantly soothing effects of booze. But you can't blame your family for your end-of-the-year muffin top, which is why we created a visual guide to keeping your liquid caloric intake to a minimum.
Munchies Staff
12.22.17
beer
beer

IPAs Are Giving You Man Boobs

Those hops in your favorite IPA are actually wonderful medicine for insomnia and menopause, thanks to their high phytoestrogen content. These same phytoestrogens, however, can also cause a condition known among brewers as Brewer’s Droop.
Raquel Callis
12.21.17
Make this
Make this

This Hanukkah Manhattan Is the Chosen Drink

If you’d like to join in the festivities, we suggest you make this Hanukkah Manhattan, stat.
Munchies Staff
12.18.17